him, that he worked for, and he respected his public. and that's the way he was. because of that, you respected him. you never gave up a feel of love for this man because he was absolutely wonderful. >> brown: you know, you started by talkin talking about, but i gather he was playing until fairly recently, even for you, right? >> dave was there in the very-- in 2011, last year, his sons, who are brilliant musicians, who are playing, and dave came hoping to play with his sons. and then we met in the car just a few minutes-- i got a call that he wasn't feel well. we sat there for 20 minutes. we didn't say anything. we just talked, talked about anything. he said, "george, fican't play up to the standards of which i believe in myself, i can't play, so i'm not going to play anymore."